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Approved by OMB 3060-0928
January 2015
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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0009298266
File Number:
CPR-175161
Submit Date:
10/09/2015
Call Sign:
KTSF
Facility ID:
37511
City:
SAN FRANCISCO
State:
CA
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
10/09/2015
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : Third Quarter of 2015

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application?

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

Contact Representatives (0)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Independent
Affiliated network
Nielsen DMA San Fran-Oakland-San Jose
Web Home Page Address www.ktsf.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 840.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 25.0
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(12)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 12) Response
Program Title I Ching (in Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Sat/6pm, KTSF 26.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 5 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program for children ages 5-16, which reaches youth with a fun host and animated cartoon characters, telling interesting stories to teach children how to go about in life.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (2 of 12) Response
Program Title Kiss Kiss
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon - Fri/310pm, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a children's show with educational and fun activities that differ from day to day. Hosted by two fun-loving people and their children counterparts (as well as amusing puppets), children are taught English and hanja (Chinese characters), take part in quiz shows, enjoy the retelling of folk tales and learn how to cook and prepare fun and healthy snacks.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 12) Response
Program Title Ink Talks
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/530pm & 830pm and Sat/1030am & 830pm and Sun/630pm, KTSF 26.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 42
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "INK TALKS" is a platform for global dialogue to take place with an emphasis on idea exchange between India and the world. INK's vision is one of global conversation and action among cultures, economies, and great thinkers.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 12) Response
Program Title Fruity Pie (in Mandarin)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/8am, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired 66
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 1
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program (for children ages 2-10), which reaches youth by using cartoons, music and self-discovery about daily life while inspiring young imaginations. The program, in Mandarin, helps to reinforce language skills of children.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 12) Response
Program Title Children Programs (in Vietnamese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sun/330pm, KTSF 26.5
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 92
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IDECAF Plays for Kid - This series of play about legend, fairytail or folktale for kids. For children ages 2 to 12 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 12) Response
Program Title Kundalini Yoga
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled M-F/7am, KTSF 26.2
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 60 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 10 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This educational series teaches the basics of Kundalini Yoga. The program uses a series of asanas,meditation techniques and breathing exercises to improve health & well being.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (7 of 12) Response
Program Title Kid's Program (in Chinese)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/430pm, KTSF 26.4
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Also known as the "China Animation Festival", "China ToonMax" is composed of different cartoon series that are designed for children. The underlying messages focus on such areas as developing proper social behavior, encouraging children to pursue their talents, etc. Examples include - "Little Mouse on the Prairie": A cartoon about a little mouse's daily life in the garden, how he gets along with family and friends while having fun and enjoying a good life. The program intends to teach children the right attitudes that they should hold, and "The Early Bird Ban": A cartoon musical, mainly characterized by different birds and animals singing and enjoying music in different settings. This program intends to encourage children to pursue their talents in music.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 12) Response
Program Title Cooking Class for Kids (in Korean)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon/210pm & Fri/240pm, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 3 years to 8 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This informative children's program can help teach kids how to make healthy meals on their own. Children will learn how to identify and correct poor eating and dining choices as well as reinforcing a proactive healthy dietary habit.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 12) Response
Program Title Kids School (in Korean)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Thur/240-310pm, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Kids School offers equal education opportunities for children to simultaneously develop creativity, leadership, and critical thinking skills and experience exciting travel locations to boost children's creativity and fuel their quest for knowledge of the world. While watching TV and playing with friends children can also learn mathematical concepts as well as experiencing fun play sessions to understand classic stories. Children can explore their curiosity with science experiments that help increase observational skills and creativity, as well as learning how to make toys with simple household items.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 12) Response
Program Title Dr. Arty Farty (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 14
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dr. Arty Farty," is a weekly educational program that teaches kids how to draw. Lessons about drawing, shading and sketching by Dr. Arty Farty, a Chinese teacher with a strange name, are interspersed with episodes of an animated film starring a "Prince" character.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 12) Response
Program Title No Limit on Talent (in Korean)
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon/140pm, KTSF 26.3
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This is a program that explores the limitless potential of children. In a world where the focus is usually centered on academics, this program allows children to recognize their talents in different subject areas and tap into their potential. Placed in an educational setting, children are given the chance to experiment and try their hand at what they like, whether it be science, music, art, sports or language.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 12) Response
Program Title Children Program (in Vietnamese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Sat/1130am, KTSF 26.6
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 79
Total times aired
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 12 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. IDECAF Plays for Kid - This series of play about legend, fairytail or folktale for kids. For children ages 2 to 12 years.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Wendy Lau
Address 100 Valley Drive
City Brisbane
State CA
Zip 94005
Telephone Number (415) 468-2626
Email Address welau@ktsftv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. KTSF 26.2 content is provided by Diya TV and is designed to serve the Asian Indian community with programming presented in Hindi and English. KTSF 26.3 content is an all-Korean language channel with content provided by MBC Broadcasting Company. MBC began broadcasting on KTSF 26.3 on 4/6/15. The channel is designed to serve the Korean community. Some programming includes English subtitles. KTSF 26.4 content is produced in China and transmitted via satellite. Most of the programming is either dubbed or subtitled in English. KTSF 26.5 (Vietoday) is an all-Vietnamese language channel. KTSF 26.6 (VietShopping Televison) is an all-Vietnamese language channel. With respect to item 14 - program schedule information for the Asian Indian channel (26.2), the Chinese/English channel (26.4), and the Vietnamese channels (26.5 & 26.6) is made available to KTSF from 1 to 3 weeks in advance of broadcast. Therefore, we are unable to provide advance descriptions of next quarter's core programming for these channels.

Other Matters (3)

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Other Matters (1 of 3) Response
Program Title Dr. Arty Farty (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm through 10/28, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 4
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 8 years to 14 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. "Dr. Arty Farty," is a weekly educational program that teaches kids how to draw. Lessons about drawing, shading and sketching by Dr. Arty Farty, a Chinese teacher with a strange name, are interspersed with episodes of an animated film starring a "Prince" character.
Other Matters (2 of 3) Response
Program Title Wisdom Tree (in Chinese)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Wed/2pm starting 11/4, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 9
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 3 years to 6 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Children Program including singing, dancing, interview and cultural demonstrations in Mandarin.
Other Matters (3 of 3) Response
Program Title Fruity Pie (in Mandarin)
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled Mon-Fri/8am, KTSF 26.1
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 66
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 10 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. An educational program (for children ages 2-10), which reaches youth by using cartoons, music and self-discovery about daily life while inspiring young imaginations. The program, in Mandarin, helps to reinforce language skills of children.

Certification

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Question Response

The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

FAILURE TO SIGN THIS APPLICATION MAY RESULT IN DISMISSAL OF THE APPLICATION AND FORFEITURE OF ANY FEES PAID

Upon grant of this application, the Authorization Holder may be subject to certain construction or coverage requirements. Failure to meet the construction or coverage requirements will result in automatic cancellation of the Authorization. Consult appropriate FCC regulations to determine the construction or coverage requirements that apply to the type of Authorization requested in this application.

WILLFUL FALSE STATEMENTS MADE ON THIS FORM OR ANY ATTACHMENTS ARE PUNISHABLE BY FINE AND/OR IMPRISONMENT (U.S. Code, Title 18, §1001) AND/OR REVOCATION OF ANY STATION AUTHORIZATION (U.S. Code, Title 47, §312(a)(1)), AND/OR FORFEITURE (U.S. Code, Title 47, §503).

I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments.
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Lincoln Broadcasting Co., A California Limited Partnership


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